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I love an elegant Christmas centerpiece to add to the coffee table decor or dining room table for the holidays. It’s just another way to make sure the halls are fully “decked” for the season.
However, we are all about saving money over here, so dropping a lot of money on beautiful Christmas centerpieces just might not be in the budget this year. If that’s the case, have no fear! I’ve rounded up 30 easy DIY Christmas Coffee Table or Dining room table centerpiece decor ideas that will become treasured holiday heirlooms for years to come!
These ideas are not your traditional floral or candle holiday arrangements, but unique and creative ideas that will be a fun conversation piece at all of your holiday gatherings!
What supplies do you need to make DIY Christmas Centerpieces?
Each Christmas centerpiece idea has a complete tutorial with a supply and material list included. If you have any of these items lying around the house, gather them up so you can use what you have instead of needing to buy new craft supplies for your DIY projects.
How to decorate a coffee table for Christmas like a Design Pro
This article from HGTV includes some excellent designer tips on how to decorate a beautiful coffee table, which can easily be applied to Christmas decorating as well!
Some useful coffee table decorating tips include:
Use a mixture of large and small items
Imagine a grid for a large coffee table, and place items in each square of the grid
Vary high and low items on your table
Use contrasting colors in your chosen Christmas theme (ie. red and green)
Add a tray to contain a group of smaller items
Now that we know what we need to make our DIY Christmas centerpieces, and know how to put the look together on our coffee table or dining table, let’s get to the inspiration!
Making a gingerbread house is a fun family tradition that everyone enjoys! This gingerbread house is non edible and will last for many years, so you can use it as a Christmas coffee table centerpiece and not worry about the dog taking a bite!
This traditional DIY Christmas centerpiece is extremely affordable using dollar store items.
I hope you find the perfect DIY Christmas coffee table centerpiece idea for your home this holiday season! Let me know in the comments which one you are making.
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